Jammu and Kashmir Teacher Eligibility Test 2021

Eligibility | Dates | Pattern | Syllabus

Last Updated on 12th October, 2021
Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE)

J and K TET Exam Important Dates 2021

Event Date
Starting Date of Application To be notified
Last Date of Application To be notified
Written Exam To be notified

J and K TET Exam Pattern 2021

There will be two papers:

  • Paper- I will be for persons who intend to be a teacher for classes I-V.
  • Paper-II will be for persons who intend to be a teacher for classes VI-VIII.
  • Out of two language papers one is compulsory and the other has to be selected by the candidates themselves.

Pattern for Primary Teacher (Classes I-VIII)

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Paper I
Qualifying Nature Objective (Multiple Choice) 150 mins 150

Pattern for Upper Primary Teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

Sl. No. Name of the Paper/Section Nature Nos. of Questions Question Type Duration Negative Marking Marks
1 Paper II
Qualifying Nature Objective (Multiple Choice) 150 mins 150

J and K TET Exam Syllabus 2021

Syllabus for Primary Teacher (Classes I-VIII)

1 Paper I

  • Child Development and Pedagogy: Concept of Development and its relationship with learning, principles of the development of children, the influence of Heredity, Socialization processes, Concepts of child-centred and progressive education, Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence, Multi-Dimensional Intelligence, Language & Thought, Gender roles & bias, Learning and Pedagogy, How children think and learn, Children’s strategies of learning, Child as a problem solver and Motivation and learning.
  • Language I: Reading Comprehensions, Grammar, Pedagogy of Language Development, Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, Challenges of teaching language, Language Skills, Evaluating language comprehension, Teaching- learning materials.
  • Language II: Reading Comprehensions, Grammar, Pedagogy of Language Development, Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, Challenges of teaching language, Language Skills, Evaluating language comprehension, Teaching- learning materials.
  • Mathematics: Geometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Number system, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Interpretation, Money, Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum, Language of Mathematics, Community Mathematics, Problems of Teaching, Error analysis & Remedial Teaching.
  • Environmental Studies: Family and Friends, Food & Shelter, Water, Travel, Concept and scope of EVS, Significance of EVS, Environmental Studies & Environmental Education, Learning Principles, Scope & relation to Science & Social, Science; Activities, Experimentation, Discussion, Problems.

Syllabus for Upper Primary Teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

1 Paper II

  • Child Development and Pedagogy: Concept of development and its relationship with learning, Principles of the development of children, Influence of Heredity, Socialization processes, Concepts of child-centred and progressive education, Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence, Multi-Dimensional Intelligence, Language & Thought, Gender roles & bias, Learning and Pedagogy, How children think and learn, Children’s strategies of learning, Child as a problem solver and Motivation and learning.
  • Language I: Reading Comprehensions, Grammar, Pedagogy of Language Development, Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, Challenges of teaching language, Language Skills, Evaluating language comprehension, Teaching- learning materials.
  • Language II: Reading Comprehensions, Grammar, Pedagogy of Language Development, Learning and acquisition, Principles of Language Teaching, Role of listening and speaking, Challenges of teaching language, Language Skills, Evaluating language comprehension, Teaching- learning materials.
  • Mathematics (Optional): Geometry, Shapes & Spatial Understanding, Number system, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, Weight, Time, Volume, Data Interpretation, Money, Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking, Place of Mathematics in Curriculum, Language of Mathematics, Community Mathematics, Problems of Teaching, Error analysis & Remedial Teaching.
  • Environmental Studies: Family and Friends, Food & Shelter, Water, Travel, Concept and scope of EVS, Significance of EVS, Environmental Studies & Environmental Education, Learning Principles, Scope & relation to Science & Social, Science; Activities, Experimentation, Discussion, Problems.

Social Science (Optional)

  • History: When, Where and How, The Earliest Societies, First Farmers and Herders, First Cities, Early States, New Ideas, First Empire, Contacts with Distant lands, Political Developments, Culture and Science, New Kings and Kingdoms, Sultans of Delhi, Architecture, Creation of an Empire, Social Change, Regional Cultures, Establishment of Company Power Rural Life and Society, Colonialism and Tribal Societies, Revolt of 1857-58 Women and reform, Caste System, Nationalist Movement, India After Independence.
  • Geography: Geography as a social study and as a science, Planet: Earth in the solar system, Environment in its totality: natural and human environment, Air, Water, Human Environment: settlement, transport and communication, Resources: Types-Natural and Human, Agriculture.
  • Social and Political Life: Diversity, Government, Local Government, Making a Living, Democracy,
    State Government, Understanding Media, Unpacking Gender, Constitution, Parliamentary Government
    Judiciary, Social Justice and the Marginalised.
  • Pedagogical: Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies, Classroom Processes, activities and discourse, Developing Critical thinking, Enquiry/Empirical Evidence, Problems of teaching Social, Science/Social Studies, Sources – Primary & Secondary, Projects Work, Evaluation.

Points Related to the Upper Primary Teacher (Classes VI-VIII)

In paper II, the candidate has to select either of the subjects between Mathematics and Social Science. Other subjects are compulsory for all.

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